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Thomas Reeve

Thomas Reeve, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 18 July 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Reeve
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 18th July, 1827
Arrival date: 25th November, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 223 (113)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Darlene allen on 13th November, 2011 wrote:

Thomas was tried at Aylesbury & convicted of manslaughter in 1825. Transported to Aus on the ship ‘John 1st’ in 1827.  He left behind a wife and four children.
Thomas was Baptised at Aston Clinton on 2nd Dec 1792, son of Thomas & Joanna REEVE nee WILKNSON.  Thomas had a younger brother William who was transported in 1832.  He remarried in Australia and died in 1860.

Convict Changes History

Darlene allen on 13th November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

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